ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 05: Matt Crouch of the Adelaide Crows thanks the fans after the round seven AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Carlton Blues at Adelaide Oval on May 5, 2018 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

Adelaide have reportedly put forward an offer to restricted free agent Matt Crouch.

As reported by Crows are eager to retain their gun midfielder past the 2021 season, with the tabled deal estimated to be as long as a three-year extension.

A report by The Age revealed last week that Crouch - along with teammates Daniel Talia and Tom Lynch - could be up for grabs at season's end as the trio's current deals end.

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Crouch and Talia are yet to feature for Matthew Nicks this year due to injury, an issue that has added to the duo's respective contract situations.


While Crouch is likely to gain interest from Victorian clubs, the Crows are likely to consider matching rival offers should the 26-year-old opt for free agency, according to

A Ballarat product, a return to Victoria for Crouch would see him follow in the footsteps of his older brother Brad, who ventured to St Kilda at the end of last season.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 03: Matt Crouch of the Crows celebrates a goal during the 2019 AFL round 20 match between the Adelaide Crows and the St Kilda Saints at the Adelaide Oval on August 03, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Elsby/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

For Talia, the Crows' current rebuild could force the veteran defender out of West Lakes, while the same could be said for Lynch.

Adelaide backman Jake Kelly is another Crow who is yet to recommit to the club from 2022, but recently revealed talks with the club are underway.